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Ransom negotiations suspected PARIS (AP > — A blackout on information from all sides today indicated that family members and business associates were negotiating a ransom payment for the release of Baron Kdouard-.Tean Kmpain, Belgian industrialist who w as kidnapped Monday Gen Albert Buchalet, *>#. a director of a steel company in the Empain industrial empire, was mentioned in newspaper reports as a likely negotiator with the kidnappers Business associates say that Buchalet left Tuesday on a week's business trip A director of the Banque de 1'Union Kuropeene. controlled by Empain, also was talked of as being in on the transactions A family decision to pay the ransom, which has not been confirmed would mean a break with police, who are opposed to any ransom payments Most information about the case has been released by the Ministry of Interior Rock fans trample girl TOKYO (AP> — A crowd of 2,000 screaming fans stampeded during a concert of the British rock band Rainbow in Sapporo today, crushing a 19year old girl to death and injuring several other persons, police said They said the crowd rushed at the band shortly after the popular British group, led by Ritchie Blackmocre, began playing at the winter sports resort on the northern island of Hokkaido, about 600 miles north of Tokyo. The concert was part of a two-week tour of Japan One of 150 guards posted in and around the Sapporo sports center where the concert was being held said that minutes after the Rainbow began its performance the mob of screaming, cheering, howling fans made a rush for the concert stage r --------------------------------------------------------------The nation v. EDMONTON, Alberta (AP; — Canadian and U.S. experts are making a ground search for debris from the downed Soviet spy satellite that is believed causing a patch of “extremely dangerous" radiation in northcentral Canada Defense Minister Barney Danson said part of the Cosmos satellite's nuclear power package is believed causing the high level of THE EAGLE PuOHVieo fliity 0» The («gie Printing Co Inc P 0 Bo» JOOC 124 E 26th St Bryan Texas 77101 Secono clast postage pa>0 at Bryan Te«as77*oi SUBSCRIPTION BATES BY CARRIER OR VAIL Bra/os <*nci surrourv: ny ou^'ies *jth 77« ;,p Daily & Sunday •- >• 'h » ,'S months S9 7i>. 6 months. &19 60 I .<■ tJVOO < IWH 13 tO : ■ rr. Sunday Only mu’ SI 75 mo» fns a a ......... no so ycrtr 121 X Daily Only 12 45, J mo " |7 35, « •114 70, yeat 1?» 40 E Vrt* I 1978 $2 00 per mi MAIL PRICES State ot Tcms outsifle sorroun ding count,ps Daily & Sunday ■ '>' III 40 ^ m m. i i4s 6C Sunday Only, 3 month' 15 55. 6 mon'hs 111 10, I yi-*r $22 20 Daily Only. 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D- Pa , urged President Carter to speed up the firing of U.S. Attorney David Marston two days after Eilberg’s name came to the attention of FBI agents who had just joined a Philadelphia corruption investigation, an FBI source says The source, who asked not to be identified, said investigators were told on Nov. 2 that Eilberg's law firm represented Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia to help obtain government financing for a $65 million expansion That was the day the FBI began quizzing hospital officials about the financial arrangements for the expansion, the source said Two days later, on Nov. 4 , the Pennsylvania Democrat called Carter to ask the president to expedite the removal of Marston. the U S. attorney in Philadelphia, and Carter relayed the request to Attorney General Griffin Bell. Meanwhile, the federal prosecutor heading the Hahnemann investigation in Philadelphia said Thursday that Eilberg technically was not "under investigation" when he called Carter Assistant U S. Attorney Alan Lieberman said, however, that he told Assistant Attorney General Russell T Baker Jr last August that "sometime down the road" Eilberg "‘might possibly be involved in the investigation” of the hospital. The Justice Department’s criminal division is looking into whether Eilberg attempted tc obstruct justice by pressing Carter for Marston’s ouster The key question is whether Eilberg knew of an in- Deficit forecast could fall short Chrysler recalls subcompacts DETROIT (AP; — Chrysler Corp is recalling about 2,000 new Omni and Hori/on subcompacts because backseat carpeting was inadvertenly stapled through the top of the gas tank at the factory The fuel tanks leak in some of the cars, due to the assembly line error at Chrysler s Belvidere, 111 . plant, a company spokesman told the Detroit Free Press Minister returned to pulpit WESTFIELD, N J (AP) — A Baptist minister has been returned to the pulpit by the congregation he was accused of slandering in his sermons Members of the Bethel Baptist Church voted Thursday 81-41 to retain the Rev Miles Austin as their minister Six ballots were declared invalid The vote was ordered by Superior Court Judge Harold Ackerman after five deacons alleged that Austin was "a danger to the church.” "The effort to dismiss the pastor has failed by a vote of the congregation," said the Rev George Younger, the minister selected to monitor the balloting "The vote w as clear enough " Freighter still missing in Gulf NEW ORLEANS < AP> — Searchers found an oil slick in the Bay of Campeche off the coast of Mexico, but said there was no indication it w as from a freighter missing in the Gulf of Mexico with 26 people aboard, the Coast Guard said today "We have in no way linked the slick to the Eva Marie," said Chief Bill Odom at the Coast Guard search and rescue center in New Orleans. He said the aerial search continued through the night The 492-foot Eva Marie, carrying three tons of explosives, radioed before dawn Thursday there had been an explosion on board and the ship w as sinking A radio tip from a fishing boat led planes to the oil slick shortly before sundown Thursday Odom said it was in the southern part of the bay. about 150 miles east of Veracruz Mexico, the destination of the shin Dangerous radiation causes ground search WASHINGTON (AP) President Carter's first full-year budget contains a much greater deficit than announced, says the chairman of the House Budget Committee, because the president's forecasts on both spending and revenues are too optimistic Rep Robert Giaimo. D- Conn . told the nation's big- city mayors Thursday that the budget deficit under Carter's 1979 fiscal plan would likely be "in the $70 billion range" rather than the $60.6 billion forecast by Carter In a frank discussion of political and budget realities. Giaimo and Sen Edmund Muskie, D-Maine, the Senate Budget Committee chairman, told the mayors they face an uphill struggle in their call for more urban aid. in part because Congress is nervous about increasing a huge deficit that Giaimo described as underestimated to begin with "He (Carter) talks about tax reform that's going to bring in an extra $9 billion Don't you believe it." Giaimo told the mayors "You can add roughly $7 billion more (to the deficit > based on that estimate "And in spending — there are massive areas where you know Congress is going to insist upon adding funds " He said many members of Congress are unhappy with the defense budget and believe "this is the year" to increase it "And in the agricultural area, you know what's happening Before we even get to talking about new urban initiatives, we could find ourselves in the $70 billion (deficit) range. I think S70 billion is more than Congress or the public will allow " Giaimo told the U.S. Conference of Mayors that city officials should seek to revamp current urban spending rather than try to pry more money out of the budget "Tell us what we can do," he said "But tell us w ithout saying you need an additional $500 million or an additional $1 billion." The mayors conference is calling for an additional $11 billion, but Giaimo’s remarks — coming from a moderate Democrat — indicate the city officials are waning a quixotic fight for such a big boost The mayors are lobbying now for a big increase in urban programs because Carter is to unveil his urban policy in midMarch and is expected to release a specific budget request for urban aid at that time. radiation detected Thursday on the ground by aerial searchers about 200 miles west of Baker Lake, a small outpost 100 miles south of the Arctic Circle. "It’s either a piece of debris or the greatest uranium mine in the world," said Danson He also reported that aerial teams detected lower levels of radiation at a point about 50 miles farther west Fourteen Canadian specialists and six Americans were flown to Baker Lake. Using two Chinook helicopters, they were conducting a ground search to try to pinpoint the source of the major radiation and to determine if it came from the satellite that dropped into the earth's atmosphere early Tuesday and burned up over northwest Canada Bitter cold and winter daylight lasting only five hours hampered the hunt Meanwhile, U.S. and Canadian planes continued to check for other unusual radioactivity over much of Canada and as far south as Fort Wayne, Ind External Affairs Minister Donald Jamieson said the Russians had offered to provide any technical assistance necessary to contain any radioactive debris found. But there was no indication the Canadian government would accept the offer. Jamieson said his government would seek international talks. NEW YORK (AP) Carter administration officials say Egypt and Israel are close to an agreement on principles for an overall Mideast peace settlement, according to the New York Times. The newspaper, in a report from Washington in today’s editions, also quoted officials as saying it is virtually certain that the defense ministers for the two countries will resume talks in Cairo next week The ministers will try to determine w hether further progress can be made on an agreement to return the Sinai Peninsula to the Egyptian sovereignty, the Times said The Times also said that tentative plans were being discussed for Sadat and Begin to make separate trips to Washington in the next month. The positive developments toward a Mideast peace agreement were the result of intensive behind- the-scenes activity between American, Israeli and Egyptian officials, the newspaper reported The talks collapsed Jan. 18 when Egyptian President Anwar Sadat abruptly summoned home his delegation from talks in Jerusalem between foreign ministers. Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin also argued publicly for several days, further clouding the atmosphere for negotiations The Times said the declaration is comprised of three sections and postulates that treaties with Israel must do more than just end hostilities, calls for Israel to withdraw from Arab lands occupied during the war in June 1967, and calls for the Palestinians “to participate in the determination of their own future." LAST DAY ONE CENT SHOE SALE FIRST PAIR...OR1GINAL PRICE SECOND PAIR OF EQUAL VALUE _________________OR LESS . ONE CENT Fntirp SfocV Not ’"♦luded %Tarqos fa r^Cocfe J MANOR EAST MALL vestigation possibly involving him at the time he called Carter. Eilberg has denied having such knowledge. The Justice Department earlier this week cleared Carter and Bell of any wrongdoing in the matter. Bealls pre-inventory CLEARANCE SALE Manor East Mall U.S. officials claim Mideast pact near We ve |ust assembled o group of name brand slacks and reduced prices for this sale, Includes solids cr*d patterns of 100#o machine washable polyster Coordinate with favorite V iackets or casual shirts The 888 Reg 1300 Poly-Gab Pant The pont that ha& tok«n cv#r th# po*y»»»* gxnrdirm with front up clotur« Flottwnng ftor»d «gi Assorted wild* m 5 to 13 IV. Just Arrived Great Selection of Junior Tops 399 Variety of styles, colors. S-M-L. m m Minor East Mill TexstAve.stVills Mêris -■-nè : \ IL ?#> Y Y I _ V ìa œvi’s Less! Men's Fashion leans 19 50 to 21.00 Values That famous Levi s' fit and feel in dusty denim, sueded sateen and pre washed cotton denim in a great assortment of styles Boys' and Students' Levi’s for Less! Jeans in basic and fa shion models in cotton denim, corduroy and twills. 8.50 to 17 00 Values 399 J" Men’s 4 Pc. Combo Suits 100% texturized polyester "Hopsack" New shades of blue and tan Coat, reversible vest, matching solid and checked slacks. Ten different handsome combinations. Sizes 38 to 46 regular and long SAVE up to 7.01 Famous Maker Slacks 18.00 to 20.00 Values | 299 From America's top slack maker . . . 100% double knit poleyster slacks in solids and fancies. Belt loop flares and Expandomatic beltless styles Large selection Sizes 30 to 42.